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Arranged in a radiating pattern like that of a star.
- ‘Histologically, each efferent duct presents a stellate luminal profile, reflecting an epithelium in which ciliated columnar cells alternate with non-ciliated cuboidal cells.’
- ‘The research found a laboratory test that shows activation of a certain type of liver cell - hepatic stellate cells - to be useful in determining high risk for developing cirrhosis.’
- ‘Histologically, the lesion was composed of a hypocellular proliferation of spindle-shaped and stellate cells lying in a collagenous background.’
- ‘It is composed of 3 components: fibrous septa, mature fat, and small, primitive stellate and spindle-shaped cells.’
- ‘Grossly, oncocytomas are well circumscribed, nonencapsulated neoplasms that are classically mahogany brown and in larger rumors have a central, stellate, radiating scar.’
- ‘They may be stellate in the anterior horn of the spinal cord or flask-shaped, as in the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum.’
- ‘Kupffer cells are activated early, diffusely, and intensely and precede the activation of stellate cells.’
- ‘In addition to the spindle cells, abundant strongly eosinophilic, stellate, extracellular matrix deposits composed of crystalline fibers were seen.’
- ‘Bupivacaine hydrochloride (ie, Sensorcaine) is a stellate and paravertebral lumbar block amide local anesthetic.’
- ‘The nuclei were often elongated and cytologically bland with occasional stellate cells and loose myxoid background.’
- ‘An abundant, granular, myxoid background can also be seen in myxoid liposarcoma, but the cells are monomorphously spindle / stellate.’
- ‘Histologically, the tumors were composed of uniform short spindle or stellate cells with indistinct cell borders arranged in narrow and short fascicles.’
- ‘The typical stellate reticulum and microcyst formation often seen in follicular ameloblastoma, however, was rarely encountered.’
- ‘This contraction wrinkles the thick mucosa at this level so that the fully occluded lumen takes on a stellate configuration.’
- ‘Mesenteric disease on CT scan is seen as a patchy or diffuse increase in density, strands within the mesentery, and a stellate appearance.’
- ‘Additionally, there are no central epithelial cells resembling stellate reticulum.’
- ‘It is triggered by ongoing inflammation and cytokine-related stimulation of hepatic stellate cells.’
- ‘The corresponding tissue biopsies showed proliferation of pleomorphic, round to oval, and stellate cells infiltrating the bladder wall and covered by intact urothelium.’
- ‘Widely distributed in the embryo as a loose connective tissue, mucoid tissue is composed of large stellate fibroblasts in an abundant intercellular substance, which is homogeneous and soft.’
- ‘Some stellate cells located at the periphery of the tumor sheets were strongly immunostained for S100 protein.’
Mid 17th century: from Latin stellatus, from stella star.
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